Half-title, t.p. and text printed within thin black rule border
Plates are hand-coloured lithographs. All are with imprints: "Achilles del et lith." and "Reeve & Nichols imp."
Includes "Alphabetical list of genera and species.": p. -194
RBSC copy: Duplicate plates 1-3 laid in
MASS copy: Bound in red cord-grain cloth blocked in gold and blind. Boards with bevelled edges; a.e.g. Lacking p. [1-4] of advertisements at end. With prize label inscription: "Spondon House. "Palman qui meruit ferat." Prize, for Latin 4th Class. Awarded to Percy Borille. Christmas, 1868."
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